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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Malta

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Tim Pile

    ... before plunging into the sea below. Balance, timing and a clear head are essential- it's a wonder, though, that anyone is sober enough to take part.   Getting there: Lufthansa flies from ...

  2. News - World - GERMANY

    Series of strikes prompts call to curb small unions in Germany

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... for measures to curb the power of smaller unions in Europe's largest economy. Following a 50-hour strike by train drivers leaving millions stranded over the weekend, Lufthansa pilots followed up ... to a stage where I don't have any understanding for the strikes," Gerald Fischer said at Frankfurt airport. "The way the strikes are one minute on the trains and then on Lufthansa ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama picks first black woman- and 'Washington outsider' as next attorney general

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 07:22am by AP

    ... for the 36-year-old heist of US$6 million in cash and jewellery from a Lufthansa Airlines vault at Kennedy Airport, dramatised in the movie Goodfellas. ...

  4. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    German pilots plan strike at Lufthansa’s cargo unit

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt German pilots union VC has again called a strike at Deutsche Lufthansa in a dispute over retirement benefits, targeting the airline’s cargo unit. The strike at Lufthansa, Germany’s largest airline, is the sixth by its pilots this year and the first to target the air freight unit only. The union said on Monday the walkout would last for two days from ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Lufthansa loses court case over male pilots' headwear

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Court defeat caps bad week for Lufthansa German flag carrier Lufthansa, which faced a pilots' strike on Tuesday, suffered a fresh setback when it lost ... and initially won his case in court. But a subsequent court ruling found in favour of Lufthansa, which employs some 5,400 pilots, about six per cent of them women. On Tuesday, Lufthansa pilots forced ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:49am by STAFF

    ... showed. The median forecast would be the worst since the first quarter of 2009, when growth stagnated at 6.6 per cent.   Lufthansa strike set to hit long-haul flights Pilots for German airline Lufthansa are staging a one-day strike that will hit long-haul flights. The stoppage will deepen strike action at Lufthansa, already set to begin on yesterday with a 35-hour strike impacting most ...

  7. News - World - AVIATION

    At least half of Air France flights cancelled as pilots' strike bites

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... flights were removed from departure and arrival screens. A union representing Lufthansa's pilots said they would also walk off the job at Frankfurt airport today, amid a dispute over the pilots' demand that Lufthansa keep paying a transition payment for those wanting to retire early. The airline wants to cut the payments. Additional reporting by Ernest Kao ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Airlines settle lawsuit from widower of 'too fat' woman booted off flights

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... The widower of a sick woman booted off several flights allegedly because she was too fat has settled his lawsuit with airlines Lufthansa, Delta and KLM. Janos Soltesz, whose wife, Vilma, 56, weighed ... The terms of the final deal were not made public, but a lawyer for Germany's Lufthansa informed the judge in a letter, published by the US Justice Department, that the parties had agreed. Vilma ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Ryanair gears up for new price war with purchase of 100 Boeing jets

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:06am by Reuters

    ... the carrier’s operating costs, allowing it to take market share from legacy carriers such as Lufthansa, SAS, British Airways and Alitalia. “It means that we’re going to expand and grow very strongly ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs

    How to maximise your air miles: confessions of a frequent flyer

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Abid Rahman

    ... still earn points flying Lufthansa as they're both members of Star Alliance. The more you fly, the more you earn; the higher the class of cabin, the more you earn; and don't forget ...




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